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Chess in Action: From First Attack to Checkmate

4.12 of 5 stars 4.12  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The coolest chess book for kids ever!

This is not your typical beginner’s chess book! Written by longtime children’s book author Paul Mantell, and International Master of Chess Dean Ippolito, Chess in Action effectively captures the excitement of the battle: the thrill of staying one step ahead of your opponent, of launching a surprise attack, of drawing your adversary into
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published May 4th 2010 by Sterling
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David LeDoux
If you're looking for one book that offers a well-rounded and exciting introduction to the game of chess, then this one is it! It covers everything from history to basic moves & setup; opening, middle game and endgame strategies; tournaments and champions as well as computers and even chess problems for sharpening your new skills as a player. All this is presented in a manner that puts you in the role of a general leading his troops into war. Even if this isn't your first chess book, this bo ...more
Michael Foley
After years of understanding chess, this book taught me how to play it. The authors do an outstanding job covering the strategies of openings, middle game, and end game. The presentations are very cleanly laid out and the graphics are inviting.
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